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Drought expected for sixth year in a row

Water Authority chairman warns of economic, ecological effects of continuing drought. 'Climate crisis already here.'

Drought expected for sixth year in a row

Study: Desalinated water increases chance of heart disease

Large-scale study finds increase in heart disease due to desalination. State thought to change desalination method, but nothing done so far.

Study: Desalinated water increases chance of heart disease

Sinking Kinneret to get infusion of desalinated water

Plan to save shrinking lake as Israel experiences 5th consecutive dry year.

Sinking Kinneret to get infusion of desalinated water

The unseen danger: How many Israelis die from air pollution?

Health report shows children consume pesticides while eating fruits and vegetables, Israel's desalinated water lacks magnesium and iodine.

The unseen danger: How many Israelis die from air pollution?

PM Netanyahu and Indian PM Modi visit mobile desalination plant

On last day of Israel trip, Indian PM Modi visits British military cemetery in Haifa and a mobile desalination unit.

PM Netanyahu and Indian PM Modi visit mobile desalination plantplayer

'Kinneret water flow worst ever'

Natural water state continues deterioration despite increased desalination, reveals Knesset debate on natural water reservoir preservation.

'Kinneret water flow worst ever'

Desalination found to cause fatal heart disease

Israel, world leader in desalination, is considering adding magnesium to solve the problem.

What to do? Desalination found to cause fatal heart disease

Kineret Sea begins to climb

Sea of Galilee, Israel's largest water source, is doing poorly – but desalination saves the day.

Kineret Sea begins to climb, fairly little and fairly late

Petitioners Demand Halt to Jordan 'Water Flip'

Hundreds of people in Israel have signed a petition against a transfer of some 50 million cubic meters of Kinneret water to Jordan.

Israel 'Flips' Fresh Kinneret Water for Desalinated Jordan Water

Israel Faces Almost Unprecedented Water Crisis

Agricultural official says only a 'climate miracle' can prevent severe crisis unless gov't increases desalination efforts.

Israel Faces Almost Unprecedented Water Crisis

Hot July Weather Pushes Up Water Use

Water usage in Israel has been climbing, but Israel may soon solve some of its water problems, a top Mekorot official said

Hot July Weather Pushes Up Water Use

United States in Serious Drought; Israel Can Help

Israeli Water Desalination expert recommends solutions to the current drought in the US.

United States in Serious Drought; Israel Can Help

More Desalination Needed

After a very late start, the winter rains are here in force – and the Sea of Galilee is benefiting. Israel still looks to desalination, however.

Rains Continue, Kineret Rises, Desalination Limps Along

Israel Helps with Desalination

Technological cooperation works as Israeli company conducts desalination seminar for Jordanians and PA Arabs in Kibbutz Shefayim.

Israel Shares Desalinization Expertise with Jordan and PA

Huge Desalination Plant Planned

The cabinet has approved construction of a desalination plant south of Tel Aviv that is to supply 300 million cubic meters of water per year.

Israel Plans Huge New Desalination Plant

Israel Waters the Desert

President Peres raised a cup of water to toast the world’s largest desalination plant in Hadera that will add 10 percent to Israel’s water supply.

New Desalination Plants Water the Desert

PM Speeds Plans for Desalination

PM asks for quick answers on proposed desalination project, commits to cutting bureaucracy to slash water prices.

Netanyahu Speeds Plans for Desalination